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Carter / Mideast Trip #58810

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1979
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(Studio) Reception planned for Carter in Cairo noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Egypt) Impt. of Carter visit stated. Preparations for his visit shown, outlined. Sadat reported to want warmer welcome for Carter than that for Richard Nixon in 1974. Sadat's popularity in Egypt mentioned. National security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski's visit to pyramids shown; briefing with Sadat cited. Egyptian administration's response to Carter's proposals discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Cairo, Egypt) Sadat and administration noted conferring with regard to proposals while Brzezinski tours pyramids. Optimism of Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil stated; film shown. [KHALIL - comments.] Official and unofficial positions of Egyptian government outlined. Palestinian autonomy mentioned.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(Studio) Route of Carter entourage at White House given. Farewell by Vice President Walter Mondale noted, prior to Carter's departure for Andrews AFB.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Anticipates Carter's appearance. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, Defense Secretary Harold Brown, Vice President Mondale, congress delegation shown. Mondale's speech discussed. Cancellation of Mondale's Venezuela, Brazil trip reported due to Carter's.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Arrival of President and Mrs. Carter reported [MONDALE - gives farewell speech.] [CARTER - responds; Sadat's trip to Jerusalem, Camp David, Menahem Begin mentioned.] Coverage of Carter's arrival in Cairo tomorrow on "Good Morning America" announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Jennings, Peter;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Kays, Doreen;
Reynolds, Frank

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